Josiah Wedgwood and Sons / BLACK BASALT VASE / 1780 - 1790Josiah Wedgwood and Sons
1780 - 1790

View Larger Image

View Full Catalog Record Below

This image is one of over 108,000 from the AMICA Library (formerly The Art Museum Image Consortium Library- The AMICO Library™), a growing online collection of high-quality, digital art images from over 20 museums around the world. offers subscriptions to this collection, the finest art image database available on the internet. EVERY image has full curatorial text and can be studied in depth by zooming into the smallest details from within the Image Workspace.
Preview the AMICA Library™ Public Collection in Luna Browser Now

  • Cultures and time periods represented range from contemporary art, to ancient Greek, Roman, and Egyptian works.
  • Types of works include paintings, drawings, watercolors, sculptures, costumes, jewelry, furniture, prints, photographs, textiles, decorative art, books and manuscripts.

Gain access to this incredible resource through either a monthly or a yearly subscription and search the entire collection from your desktop, compare multiple images side by side and zoom into the minute details of the images. Visit for more information on the collection, click on the link below the revolving thumbnail to the right, or email us at .

Creator Name: Josiah Wedgwood and Sons
Creator Dates/Places: production began 1759
Creator Name-CRT: Josiah Wedgwood and Sons
Creator Name: Wedgwood, Josiah
Creator Dates/Places: 1730 - 1795
Gender: M
Creator Name-CRT: Josiah Wedgwood
Creator Name: Kirschner, Friedrich
Creator Dates/Places: 1748 - 1789
Creator Name-CRT: Friedrich Kirschner
View: front
Creation Start Date: 1780
Creation End Date: 1790
Creation Date: 1780 - 1790
Creation Place: Made at Josiah Wedgwood's factory, Etruria, Staffordshire
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Materials and Techniques: Black basalt
Dimensions: 22.86 x 13.5
AMICA Contributor: The Victoria and Albert Museum
Owner Location: London, England
ID Number: 131-1878
Credit Line: Bequeathed by A.S. Hobson
Copyright: Permission for educational use only granted by the Victoria and Albert Museum 2002
Context - Place: Staffordshire, United Kingdom
AMICA ID: VAM_.131-1878
Measurement Dimension: height
Measurement Value: 22.86
Measurement Unit: cm
Measurement Dimension: width
Measurement Value: 13.5
AMICA Library Year: 2002
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright Victoria and Albert Museum

AMICA PUBLIC RIGHTS: a) Access to the materials is granted for personal and non-commercial use. b) A full educational license for non-commercial use is available from Cartography Associates at c) Licensed users may continue their examination of additional materials provided by Cartography Associates, and d) commercial rights are available from the rights holder.

Home | Subscribe | Preview | Benefits | About | Help | Contact
Copyright © 2007 Cartography Associates.
All rights reserved.